Create JSON data for EChart tree type with PHP

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You already have good knowlegde about creating JSON data with PHP

Wanted:

I want to make JSON from the https://echarts.apache.org/examples/data/asset/data/flare.json, like this one below:

{
 "name": "flare",
 "children": [
  {
   "name": "analytics",
   "children": [
    {
     "name": "cluster",
     "children": [
      {"name": "AgglomerativeCluster", "value": 3938},
      {"name": "CommunityStructure", "value": 3812},
      {"name": "HierarchicalCluster", "value": 6714},
      {"name": "MergeEdge", "value": 743}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "graph",
     "children": [
      {"name": "BetweennessCentrality", "value": 3534},
      {"name": "LinkDistance", "value": 5731},
      {"name": "MaxFlowMinCut", "value": 7840},
      {"name": "ShortestPaths", "value": 5914},
      {"name": "SpanningTree", "value": 3416}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "optimization",
     "children": [
      {"name": "AspectRatioBanker", "value": 7074}
     ]
    }
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "animate",
   "children": [
    {"name": "Easing", "value": 17010},
    {"name": "FunctionSequence", "value": 5842},
    {
     "name": "interpolate",
     "children": [
      {"name": "ArrayInterpolator", "value": 1983},
      {"name": "ColorInterpolator", "value": 2047},
      {"name": "DateInterpolator", "value": 1375},
      {"name": "Interpolator", "value": 8746},
      {"name": "MatrixInterpolator", "value": 2202},
      {"name": "NumberInterpolator", "value": 1382},
      {"name": "ObjectInterpolator", "value": 1629},
      {"name": "PointInterpolator", "value": 1675},
      {"name": "RectangleInterpolator", "value": 2042}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "ISchedulable", "value": 1041},
    {"name": "Parallel", "value": 5176},
    {"name": "Pause", "value": 449},
    {"name": "Scheduler", "value": 5593},
    {"name": "Sequence", "value": 5534},
    {"name": "Transition", "value": 9201},
    {"name": "Transitioner", "value": 19975},
    {"name": "TransitionEvent", "value": 1116},
    {"name": "Tween", "value": 6006}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "data",
   "children": [
    {
     "name": "converters",
     "children": [
      {"name": "Converters", "value": 721},
      {"name": "DelimitedTextConverter", "value": 4294},
      {"name": "GraphMLConverter", "value": 9800},
      {"name": "IDataConverter", "value": 1314},
      {"name": "JSONConverter", "value": 2220}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "DataField", "value": 1759},
    {"name": "DataSchema", "value": 2165},
    {"name": "DataSet", "value": 586},
    {"name": "DataSource", "value": 3331},
    {"name": "DataTable", "value": 772},
    {"name": "DataUtil", "value": 3322}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "display",
   "children": [
    {"name": "DirtySprite", "value": 8833},
    {"name": "LineSprite", "value": 1732},
    {"name": "RectSprite", "value": 3623},
    {"name": "TextSprite", "value": 10066}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "flex",
   "children": [
    {"name": "FlareVis", "value": 4116}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "physics",
   "children": [
    {"name": "DragForce", "value": 1082},
    {"name": "GravityForce", "value": 1336},
    {"name": "IForce", "value": 319},
    {"name": "NBodyForce", "value": 10498},
    {"name": "Particle", "value": 2822},
    {"name": "Simulation", "value": 9983},
    {"name": "Spring", "value": 2213},
    {"name": "SpringForce", "value": 1681}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "query",
   "children": [
    {"name": "AggregateExpression", "value": 1616},
    {"name": "And", "value": 1027},
    {"name": "Arithmetic", "value": 3891},
    {"name": "Average", "value": 891},
    {"name": "BinaryExpression", "value": 2893},
    {"name": "Comparison", "value": 5103},
    {"name": "CompositeExpression", "value": 3677},
    {"name": "Count", "value": 781},
    {"name": "DateUtil", "value": 4141},
    {"name": "Distinct", "value": 933},
    {"name": "Expression", "value": 5130},
    {"name": "ExpressionIterator", "value": 3617},
    {"name": "Fn", "value": 3240},
    {"name": "If", "value": 2732},
    {"name": "IsA", "value": 2039},
    {"name": "Literal", "value": 1214},
    {"name": "Match", "value": 3748},
    {"name": "Maximum", "value": 843},
    {
     "name": "methods",
     "children": [
      {"name": "add", "value": 593},
      {"name": "and", "value": 330},
      {"name": "average", "value": 287},
      {"name": "count", "value": 277},
      {"name": "distinct", "value": 292},
      {"name": "div", "value": 595},
      {"name": "eq", "value": 594},
      {"name": "fn", "value": 460},
      {"name": "gt", "value": 603},
      {"name": "gte", "value": 625},
      {"name": "iff", "value": 748},
      {"name": "isa", "value": 461},
      {"name": "lt", "value": 597},
      {"name": "lte", "value": 619},
      {"name": "max", "value": 283},
      {"name": "min", "value": 283},
      {"name": "mod", "value": 591},
      {"name": "mul", "value": 603},
      {"name": "neq", "value": 599},
      {"name": "not", "value": 386},
      {"name": "or", "value": 323},
      {"name": "orderby", "value": 307},
      {"name": "range", "value": 772},
      {"name": "select", "value": 296},
      {"name": "stddev", "value": 363},
      {"name": "sub", "value": 600},
      {"name": "sum", "value": 280},
      {"name": "update", "value": 307},
      {"name": "variance", "value": 335},
      {"name": "where", "value": 299},
      {"name": "xor", "value": 354},
      {"name": "-", "value": 264}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "Minimum", "value": 843},
    {"name": "Not", "value": 1554},
    {"name": "Or", "value": 970},
    {"name": "Query", "value": 13896},
    {"name": "Range", "value": 1594},
    {"name": "StringUtil", "value": 4130},
    {"name": "Sum", "value": 791},
    {"name": "Variable", "value": 1124},
    {"name": "Variance", "value": 1876},
    {"name": "Xor", "value": 1101}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "scale",
   "children": [
    {"name": "IScaleMap", "value": 2105},
    {"name": "LinearScale", "value": 1316},
    {"name": "LogScale", "value": 3151},
    {"name": "OrdinalScale", "value": 3770},
    {"name": "QuantileScale", "value": 2435},
    {"name": "QuantitativeScale", "value": 4839},
    {"name": "RootScale", "value": 1756},
    {"name": "Scale", "value": 4268},
    {"name": "ScaleType", "value": 1821},
    {"name": "TimeScale", "value": 5833}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "util",
   "children": [
    {"name": "Arrays", "value": 8258},
    {"name": "Colors", "value": 10001},
    {"name": "Dates", "value": 8217},
    {"name": "Displays", "value": 12555},
    {"name": "Filter", "value": 2324},
    {"name": "Geometry", "value": 10993},
    {
     "name": "heap",
     "children": [
      {"name": "FibonacciHeap", "value": 9354},
      {"name": "HeapNode", "value": 1233}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "IEvaluable", "value": 335},
    {"name": "IPredicate", "value": 383},
    {"name": "IValueProxy", "value": 874},
    {
     "name": "math",
     "children": [
      {"name": "DenseMatrix", "value": 3165},
      {"name": "IMatrix", "value": 2815},
      {"name": "SparseMatrix", "value": 3366}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "Maths", "value": 17705},
    {"name": "Orientation", "value": 1486},
    {
     "name": "palette",
     "children": [
      {"name": "ColorPalette", "value": 6367},
      {"name": "Palette", "value": 1229},
      {"name": "ShapePalette", "value": 2059},
      {"name": "SizePalette", "value": 2291}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "Property", "value": 5559},
    {"name": "Shapes", "value": 19118},
    {"name": "Sort", "value": 6887},
    {"name": "Stats", "value": 6557},
    {"name": "Strings", "value": 22026}
   ]
  },
  {
   "name": "vis",
   "children": [
    {
     "name": "axis",
     "children": [
      {"name": "Axes", "value": 1302},
      {"name": "Axis", "value": 24593},
      {"name": "AxisGridLine", "value": 652},
      {"name": "AxisLabel", "value": 636},
      {"name": "CartesianAxes", "value": 6703}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "controls",
     "children": [
      {"name": "AnchorControl", "value": 2138},
      {"name": "ClickControl", "value": 3824},
      {"name": "Control", "value": 1353},
      {"name": "ControlList", "value": 4665},
      {"name": "DragControl", "value": 2649},
      {"name": "ExpandControl", "value": 2832},
      {"name": "HoverControl", "value": 4896},
      {"name": "IControl", "value": 763},
      {"name": "PanZoomControl", "value": 5222},
      {"name": "SelectionControl", "value": 7862},
      {"name": "TooltipControl", "value": 8435}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "data",
     "children": [
      {"name": "Data", "value": 20544},
      {"name": "DataList", "value": 19788},
      {"name": "DataSprite", "value": 10349},
      {"name": "EdgeSprite", "value": 3301},
      {"name": "NodeSprite", "value": 19382},
      {
       "name": "render",
       "children": [
        {"name": "ArrowType", "value": 698},
        {"name": "EdgeRenderer", "value": 5569},
        {"name": "IRenderer", "value": 353},
        {"name": "ShapeRenderer", "value": 2247}
       ]
      },
      {"name": "ScaleBinding", "value": 11275},
      {"name": "Tree", "value": 7147},
      {"name": "TreeBuilder", "value": 9930}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "events",
     "children": [
      {"name": "DataEvent", "value": 2313},
      {"name": "SelectionEvent", "value": 1880},
      {"name": "TooltipEvent", "value": 1701},
      {"name": "VisualizationEvent", "value": 1117}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "legend",
     "children": [
      {"name": "Legend", "value": 20859},
      {"name": "LegendItem", "value": 4614},
      {"name": "LegendRange", "value": 10530}
     ]
    },
    {
     "name": "operator",
     "children": [
      {
       "name": "distortion",
       "children": [
        {"name": "BifocalDistortion", "value": 4461},
        {"name": "Distortion", "value": 6314},
        {"name": "FisheyeDistortion", "value": 3444}
       ]
      },
      {
       "name": "encoder",
       "children": [
        {"name": "ColorEncoder", "value": 3179},
        {"name": "Encoder", "value": 4060},
        {"name": "PropertyEncoder", "value": 4138},
        {"name": "ShapeEncoder", "value": 1690},
        {"name": "SizeEncoder", "value": 1830}
       ]
      },
      {
       "name": "filter",
       "children": [
        {"name": "FisheyeTreeFilter", "value": 5219},
        {"name": "GraphDistanceFilter", "value": 3165},
        {"name": "VisibilityFilter", "value": 3509}
       ]
      },
      {"name": "IOperator", "value": 1286},
      {
       "name": "label",
       "children": [
        {"name": "Labeler", "value": 9956},
        {"name": "RadialLabeler", "value": 3899},
        {"name": "StackedAreaLabeler", "value": 3202}
       ]
      },
      {
       "name": "layout",
       "children": [
        {"name": "AxisLayout", "value": 6725},
        {"name": "BundledEdgeRouter", "value": 3727},
        {"name": "CircleLayout", "value": 9317},
        {"name": "CirclePackingLayout", "value": 12003},
        {"name": "DendrogramLayout", "value": 4853},
        {"name": "ForceDirectedLayout", "value": 8411},
        {"name": "IcicleTreeLayout", "value": 4864},
        {"name": "IndentedTreeLayout", "value": 3174},
        {"name": "Layout", "value": 7881},
        {"name": "NodeLinkTreeLayout", "value": 12870},
        {"name": "PieLayout", "value": 2728},
        {"name": "RadialTreeLayout", "value": 12348},
        {"name": "RandomLayout", "value": 870},
        {"name": "StackedAreaLayout", "value": 9121},
        {"name": "TreeMapLayout", "value": 9191}
       ]
      },
      {"name": "Operator", "value": 2490},
      {"name": "OperatorList", "value": 5248},
      {"name": "OperatorSequence", "value": 4190},
      {"name": "OperatorSwitch", "value": 2581},
      {"name": "SortOperator", "value": 2023}
     ]
    },
    {"name": "Visualization", "value": 16540}
   ]
  }
 ]
}

Question:

How to do it … ?

Answer:

Create a dataJson.php filename and insert this code:

<?php

$data=array("name"=>"flare", 

	  "children"=>array(array("name"=>"analitycs", 
						"children"=>array(array("name"=>"cluster", 
										  "children"=>array(array("name"=> "AgglomerativeCluster", "value"=>3938),
															array("name"=> "CommunityStructure", "value"=>3812) )),
array("name"=>"graph", 
	"children"=>array(array("name"=> "BetweennessCentrality", "value"=>3534),
															array("name"=> "LinkDistance", "value"=>5731) )),
															
array("name"=>"optimization", 
	"children"=>array(array("name"=> "AspectRatioBanker", "value"=>7074)) )
														)),
										
array( "name"=> "animate", 
								"children"=>array(array("name"=>"Easing", "value"=> 17010), 
										  array("name"=> "FunctionSequence", "value"=> 5842),
										  array("name"=> "interpolate",
												"children"=>array(array("name"=> "ArrayInterpolator", "value"=> 1983),
																  array("name"=> "ColorInterpolator", "value"=>2047)
																  )
												))
),
							
array( "name"=> "data", 
								"children"=>array(array("name"=>"converters", 
												"children"=>array(array("name"=> "Converters", "value"=> 721), 
																	array("name"=>"DelimitedTextConverter", "value"=> 4294)
																)),
												array("name"=> "DataField", "value"=> 1759),
												array("name"=> "DataSchema", "value"=> 2165)
										)
								),
array( "name"=> "display",
									"children"=>array(array("name"=>"DirtySprite", "value"=> 8833),
														array("name"=> "LineSprite", "value"=> 1732)
													)
),
array("name"=>"physics",
					"children"=>array(array("name"=> "DragForce", "value"=> 1082),
														array("name"=> "GravityForce", "value"=> 1336)
)
),
array("name"=>"query",
									"children"=>array(array("name"=> "AggregateExpression", "value"=> 1616),
														array("name"=> "And", "value"=> 1027),
														array("name"=> "methods", 
																"children" => array(array("name"=> "add", "value"=> 593),
																				array("name"=> "add", "value"=> 330)
																				)
															),
														array("name"=>"Minimum", "value"=> 843)
															)
),
								
								array("name"=>"scale",
									"children"=>array(array("name"=> "IScaleMap", "value"=> 2105),
														array("name"=> "LinearScale", "value"=> 1316),
														array("name"=> "LogScale", "value"=> 3151)
															
)
),
array("name"=>"util",
									"children"=>array(array("name"=> "Arrays", "value"=> 8258),
														array("name"=> "Colors", "value"=> 10001),
														array("name"=> "Dates", "value"=> 8217),
														array("name"=> "heap", 
																"children"=> array(array("name"=> "FibonacciHeap", "value"=> 9354),
																					array("name"=> "HeapNode", "value"=> 1233)
																					
)
														)
															
)
),
								
array("name"=>"vis",
									"children"=>array(array("name"=> "axis", 
														"children"=>array(array("name"=> "Axes", "value"=>1302),
																		array("name"=> "Axis", "value"=> 24593))
														),
														array("name"=> "controls", 
														"children"=>array(array("name"=> "AnchorControl", "value"=> 2138),
																		array("name"=> "ClickControl", "value"=> 3824))
														),
														array("name"=> "data", 
														"children"=>array(array("name"=> "Data", "value"=> 20544),
																		array("name"=> "DataList", "value"=> 19788),
																		array("name"=>"render",
																				"children"=>array(array("name"=> "ArrowType", "value"=> 698),
																									array("name"=> "EdgeRenderer", "value"=> 5569)
																				
)
																		)
																	)
																	
),
														array("name"=> "events", 
														"children"=>array(array("name"=> "DataEvent", "value"=> 2313),
																		array("name"=> "SelectionEvent", "value"=> 1880))
														),
														array("name"=> "legend", 
														"children"=>array(array("name"=> "Legend", "value"=> 20859),
																		array("name"=> "LegendItem", "value"=> 4614))
														),
														array("name"=> "operator", 
														"children"=>array(array("name"=> "distortion",
																				 "children"=>array(array("name"=> "BifocalDistortion", "value"=> 4461),
																									array("name"=> "Distortion", "value"=> 6314)
																								)
																				),
																				array("name"=> "encoder",
																				 "children"=>array(array("name"=> "ColorEncoder", "value"=> 3179),
																									array("name"=> "Encoder", "value"=> 4060)
																								)
																				),
																				array("name"=> "filter",
																				 "children"=>array(array("name"=> "FisheyeTreeFilter", "value"=> 5219),
																									array("name"=> "GraphDistanceFilter", "value"=> 3165)
																								)
																				),
																				array("name"=>"IOperator", "value"=>1286),
																				
																				array("name"=> "label",
																				 "children"=>array(array("name"=>"Labeler", "value"=>9956),
																									array("name"=> "RadialLabeler", "value"=> 3899)
																								)
																				),
																				array("name"=> "layout",
																				 "children"=>array(array("name"=> "AxisLayout", "value"=> 6725),
																									array("name"=> "BundledEdgeRouter", "value"=> 3727)
																								)
																				),
																				array("name"=> "Operator", "value"=> 2490)
																																				)
														),
														
array("name"=> "Visualization", "value"=> 16540)
														
)
)
)
);							
echo "<pre>". json_encode($data, JSON_PRETTY_PRINT)."</pre>";		
?>

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